Mesnier Ice Cream Cone: 25th Anniversary

On Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of one of St. Louis’ iconic images – the larger-than-life ice cream cone at Mesnier Primary School!  Featured in countless news stories, selfies and pop art images, the giant ice cream cone was dedicated at Mesnier Primary on Oct. 14, 1993, after being salvaged from the… Read more »

Trauma-Informed Schools Initiative

The Trauma-Informed Schools Initiative is being implemented in schools throughout Missouri. This initiative is a new approach to understanding and working with symptoms of chronic interpersonal trauma and traumatic stress across the lifespan. Affton teachers, counselors and principals are focusing on trauma-informed approaches to support all students in the classroom. Please follow the link below… Read more »

2017 Tax Rate Set; Includes $0.35 Rollback

On Tues., Sept. 26, the Affton Board of Education unanimously approved the 2017 blended tax rate of $5.4788. This includes a voluntary tax rollback of 35-cents. “Due to an unexpected increase in assessed valuation of properties in our community, Affton School District is opting to forego funds that would be made possible by Proposition I,… Read more »

District Wellness Committee – Open to the Public

District Wellness Committee Meeting – Open to the Public Affton School District Central Office 8701 Mackenzie Road, 63123 Thursday, September 28th 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Agenda items include concussion information, policy updates, building updates and an open comment session.

RMS Heroes Honored

It was an exciting afternoon at Rogers Middle School! Today, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, has been named Rogers Middle School Heroes Day in St. Louis County and Alex Fisher, Emilio Stewart, and Vernon Brown Day in the City of St. Louis. Last Monday, Sept. 11, was a different story. On their way home from school, Alex… Read more »

Congratulations 2017 NHS Inductees

Congratulations to the 25 new members of National Honor Society (NHS) at Affton High School! They include: Affton High School Seniors Curtis Dawkins, Shelby Harrison, Ryan Kelly, Samuel Krakowski, Sami Serra, and Haley Womick Affton High School Juniors Melanie Anderson, Jesse Au, Korey Canada, Juliana Cole, Daniel Daugherty, Kenzie Evans, Erica Eyerly, Brianna Forrey, Sophia… Read more »

Dr. Brotherton To Retire in June

Affton School District Superintendent Dr. Steve Brotherton announced today he plans to retire June 30, 2018, at the end of the current school year. Brotherton will have completed 34 years in education, including the past seven years as Affton’s superintendent. The Board of Education is finalizing its plan to find a new superintendent. More information… Read more »

Events Canceled: Fri, Sept. 15

UPDATE 12:55 PM: Two updates to the sports schedule: Cross Country will begin at 8 am (instead of 9 am) on Saturday, Sept. 16 Football has been rescheduled to be played at Jennings on Monday, Sept. 18 at 5 pm ORIGINAL POST: In light of the Jason Stockley trial verdict today, after-school activities and evening… Read more »

AEF Challenge Grant Campaign

The Affton Education Foundation (AEF) is pleased to announce its participation in a $150,000 Development Challenge Grant Campaign. AEF has supported the students and teachers of the Affton School District and community since 2005. Our original mission continues to be our guide – to improve and enhance educational opportunities and resources for all children enrolled… Read more »

Thurs, May 24 / New Last Day

Heads up, Affton families: Thursday, May 24 is the new scheduled Last Day of School for 2017-2018! On Tues., Aug. 15, the Board of Education voted to revise the 2017-2018 district calendar due to a miscalculation on the number of contracted days for teachers.   The projected Last Day of School will now be Thursday,… Read more »

Lead Strong: 2017-2018 New Teachers & Counselors

This year, Affton School District welcomes 10 new teachers and 2 new counselors to our staff. Learn a little more about them here: Name: Stephanie Briscoe Position: Modern Language Teacher – French, Spanish & World Culture School: Rogers Middle School   Stephanie Briscoe is a 2012 graduate of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, earning a bachelor’s degree in secondary… Read more »